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    Chair’s Evening Hour Challenge: 8-9 p.m.

    An additional $1,200 will go to the Gillings School department, program or fund that has the most student donors between 8-9 p.m. EST, thanks to the generous combined support of our department chairs and program directors. Gifts of any size to any area of the Gillings School count.

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    $50,000 for 25 Gifts to Carolina Home State Public Health Scholars

    Public Health Leadership Program Director and Associate Dean for Practice Anna Schenck, PhD, epidemiology ’97, and her husband Jim, BA’76, JD’82, will donate $50,000 and pledge another $50,000 when we reach 25 gifts. These gifts will go to offset the needs of Gillings School students from N.C. as they pursue their public health careers.

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    $19,500 Match to Environmental Sciences and Engineering

    Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering (ESE) Centennial Ambassadors will match all gifts dollar for dollar up to $19,500 for any gift given to the department in celebration of their Centennial.

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    Chair’s Morning Hour Challenge: 11 a.m.-Noon

    An additional $1,200 will go to the Gillings School department, program or fund that has the most donors between 11 a.m. – noon EST, thanks to the generous combined support of our department chairs and program directors. Gifts of any size to any area of the Gillings School count.

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    $60,450 for 75 Alumni Donors

    The UNC Gillings Alumni Association Advisory Board members will give $60,450 if 75 alumni make a gift to the Gillings School.

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    $50,000 for 75 Gifts

    Environmental Sciences and Engineering alumni Mark Lee, MSPH ’97 and his wife Neha Mehta, MPH ’99 will donate $50,000 when we reach 75 gifts to any Gillings School fund. These gifts will support the needs of UNC Gillings students.

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    $50,000 for 50 Faculty/Staff Donors

    Be one of 50 faculty/staff donors to the Gillings School of Global Public Health to unlock a $50,000 challenge gift to support students working in health equity – from faculty member, Geni Eng, DrPH ’84, professor of health behavior and her husband Dan Goetz, MPA ’76. Gifts of any size to any area of the Gillings School count.

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      About Us

      The Gillings School of Global Public Health is the top public school of public health, according to the U.S. News & World Report 2019 ranking. Our mission is to improve public health, promote individual well-being and eliminate health inequities across North Carolina and around the world. We anticipate threats to the public’s health and accelerate solutions. We’re committed to excellence in all we do – and to keeping our students at the center. 

      As the world works to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, researchers and practitioners from every discipline at the Gillings School are turning their expertise into action to support the pandemic response.From vaccine development to clinical trials for treatment; from breast feeding guidance for new mothers diagnosed with COVID-19 to ensuring kids are fed while schools are closed; from advising local and state health departments to tracking the spread: This is public health in the time of coronavirus. 

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